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2014-06-12 00:20:24

EDMONTON, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Faust, Alberta, where a freight train operated by Canadian National derailed. There were no injuries or dangerous goods release reported. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of...

2014-05-29 16:21:02

HOUSTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has named the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad and APAC Central, a division of Oldcastle Materials, as the 2014 recipients of its prestigious Win-Win Award. The Win-Win was awarded today at the North American Rail Shippers Association conference in San Francisco in front of almost 300 representatives of railroads and their customers. The Argus Win-Win award recognizes innovation and...

2014-05-29 12:20:55

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredrik Eliasson, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Chicago, Thursday, June 5, at 11:40 a.m. Eastern time / 10:40 a.m. Central time. Access to the audio webcast will be available on CSX's website at http://investors.csx.com. A replay and accompanying audio will be available following the conclusion of...

2014-05-28 12:22:13

Grain shipments exceed those CN promised Ottawa prior to federal government's order-in-council stipulating minimum volumes MONTREAL, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) said today its transportation of Western Canadian grain in the 2013-2014 crop year has now surpassed its prior historical record and exceeds what it promised the Canadian government in mid-February, a full month before the government's order-in-council took effect requiring railways to move...

2014-05-28 08:21:46

NORFOLK, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Chairman and CEO Wick Moorman announced that President James A. Squires will assume additional responsibilities in line with the company's normal succession planning process. Effective June 1, 2014, NS' marketing and operations divisions will report to Squires. Continuing as well to report to him are the corporation's administration, finance, law and corporate relations, and planning and information...

2014-05-23 16:20:57

NORFOLK, Va., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Marta R. Stewart will speak at the Deutsche Bank 5th Annual Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference. Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials ConferenceThursday, June 5, 2014, 9:20 a.m. CDT (10:20 a.m. EDT)Westin Chicago River North hotel, ChicagoWebcast URL: http://www.media-server.com/m/p/brj42irt The presentation will be posted at...

2014-05-23 08:20:35

NORFOLK, Va., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) announced today that 60 chemical customers will receive the Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award for their safe business practices in 2013. Collectively, these customers safely shipped more than 157,000 carloads of hazardous chemical products over the railroad's network during the year. The award, given annually for 18 years, goes to chemical manufacturers and facilities that ship at least 1,000...

2014-05-22 20:20:18

RADNOR, Pa., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP ("Kessler Topaz") announces that a shareholder class action has been filed against Kansas City Southern ("KCS") (NYSE: KSU) on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of KCS between October 18, 2013 and February 18, 2014, inclusive (the "Class Period"). Kessler Topaz reminds KCS shareholders that they may, no later than June 16, 2014, move the Court for appointment as a lead plaintiff of...

2014-05-22 16:20:31

EDMONTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today dangerous goods are an integral part of everyday life and that CN has an unwavering commitment to moving all traffic safely. Mongeau, in a speech to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, said CN's commitment to safe operations is more than a set of principles. It's evidenced by the more than 50 per cent reduction in CN's main-track rail accidents per...

2014-05-21 08:25:40

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU), Trinity Industries Inc. (NYSE: TRN), Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE: WAB) and Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE: GWR). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve...


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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'